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“(3) Such satisfactory proof shall be made from time to time as prescribed by the Board, of the disability provided for in paragraph (iv) or (v) of subdivision (1) and of the continuance of such disability (according to the standards applied in the establishment of such disability) until the employee attains the age of sixty-five. If the individual fails to comply with the requirements prescribed by the Board as to proof of the continuance of the disability until he attains the age of sixty-five years, his right to an annuity by reason of such disability shall, except for good cause shown to the Board, cease, but without prejudice to his rights to any subsequent annuity to which he may be entitled. “(b) (1) An individual who

"(i) has attained age 60 and completed thirty years of service or attained age 65;

“(ii) has completed twenty-five years of service;

"(iii) is entitled to the payment of an annuity under subsection (a) (1); and

“(iv) had a current connection with the railroad industry at

the time such annuity began to accrue; shall, subject to the conditions set forth in subdivision (2) of this subsection and in subsections (e) and (h), be entitled to a supplemental annuity in the amount provided under section 3 of this Act: Provided, however, That in cases where an individual's annuity under subsection (a) (1) begins to accrue on other than the first day of the month, the amount of any supplemental annuity to which he is entitled for that month shall be reduced by one-thirtieth for each day with respect to which he is not entitled to an annuity under subsection (a) (1).

“(2) No individual shall be entitled to a supplemental annuity provided by this subsection for any period after he renders any service as an employee for compensation after his supplemental annuity closing date, which is the last day of the month following the month in which he attains age 65: Provided, however, That the supplemental annuity closing date of an individual who attained age 65 prior to January 1, 1975, shall be determined under section 36) (4) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937: Provided further, That for an employee whose supplemental annuity closing date occurs after he has completed at least 23 years of service but before he has completed 25 years of service and before he would have been entitled (upon filing an application therefor) to monthly insurance benefits under section 202(a) of the Social Security Act if he had no service as an employee under this Act, such closing date shall be extended to the earlier of (A) the day before the first day of the first month for which he would (on application) be entitled to monthly insurance benefits under section 202(a) of the Social Security Act if he had no service as an employee under this Act, or (B) the last day of the first month for which he qualifies for a supplemental annuity under this subsection.

" (3) The provisions of subdivision (2) shall not supersede the provisions of any agreement reached through collective bargaining which provides for mandatory retirement at an age less than the applicable supplemental annuity closing date determined under such subdivision. "(c) (1) The spouse of an individual, if

'« (í) such individual (A) is entitled to an annuity under subsection (a) (1) and (B) has attained the age of 60 and has completed thirty years of service or has attained the age of 62, and

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“(ii) such spouse (A) has attained the age of 65, or (B) has attained the age of 60 and such individual has completed thirty years of service, or (C), in the case of a wife, has in her care (individually or jointly with her husband) a child who meets the qualifications prescribed in paragraph (in) of subsection (d) (1) (without regard to the provisions of clause (B) of such

paragraph), shall, subject to the conditions set forth in subsections (e), (f), and (h), be entitled to a spouse's annuity, if he or she has filed application therefor, in the amount provided under section 4 of this Act.

“(2) A spouse who would be entitled to an annuity under subdivision (1) if he or she had attained the age of 65 may elect upon or after attaining the age of 62 to receive such annuity, but the annuity in any such case shall be reduced by 1/180 for each calendar month that the spouse is under age 65 when the annuity begins to accrue.

“(3) For the purposes of this Act, the term 'spouse' shall mean the wife or husband of an annuitant under subsection (a) (1) who (i) was married to such annuitant for a period of not less than one year immediately preceding the day on which the application for a spouse's annuity is filed, or in the month prior to his or her marriage to such annuitant was eligible for an annuity under paragraph (i) or (iv) of subsection (d) (1) or, on the basis of disability, under paragraph (iii) thereof, or is the parent of such annuitant's son or daughter, if, as of the day on which the application for a spouse's annuity is filed, such wife or husband and such annuitant were members of the same household, or such wife or husband was receiving regular contributions from such annuitant toward her or his support, or such annuitant has been ordered by any court to contribute to the support of such wife or husband; and (ii) in the case of a husband, was receiving at least onehalf of his support from his wife at the time his wife's annuity under subsection (a) (1) began.

“(d) (1) The following described survivors of a deceased employee who will have completed ten years of service and will have had a current connection with the railroad industry at the time of his death shall, subject to the conditions set forth in subsections (g) and (h), be entitled to annuities, if they have filed application therefor, in the amounts provided under section 4 of this Act

“(i) a widow (as defined in section 216 (c) and (k) of the Social Security Act) or widower (as defined in section 216 (g) and (k) of the Social Security Act) of such a deceased employee who has not remarried and who (A) will have attained the age of sixty or (B) will have attained the age of fifty but will not have attained age sixty and is under a disability which began before the end of the period prescribed in subdivision (2), and who, in the case of a widower, was receiving at least one-half of his support from the deceased employee at the time of her death or at the time her annuity under subsection (a)(1) began;

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"(iii) a child (as defined in section 216 (e) and (k) of the Social Security Act) of such a deceased employee who (A) will be less than eighteen years of age, or (B) will be less than twentytwo years of age and a full-time student at an educational institution, or (C) will, without regard to his age, be under a disability which began before he attained age twenty-two or before the close of the eighty-fourth month following the month in which his most recent entitlement to an annuity under this paragraph terminated because he ceased to be under a disability, and who is unmarried and was dependent upon the employee at the time of the employee's death; and

"(iv) a parent (as defined in section 202 (h) (3) of the Social Security Act) of such a deceased employee who (A) will have attained the age of sixty and (B) will have received at least onehalf of his or her support from such deceased employee at the time of the employees' death and (C) will not have remarried after the employee's death: Provided, however, That no parent will be entitled to an annuity under this paragraph on the basis of the deceased employee's compensation and years of service in any case where such employee died leaving a widow or widower or a child who is, or who might in the future become, entitled to

an annuity under this subsection. “(2) The period referred to in clause (B) of subdivision (1) (i) is the period (i) beginning with the latest of (A) the month of the employee's death, (B) in the case of a widow, the last month for which she was entitled to an annuity under paragraph (ii) of subdivision (1) as the widow of the deceased employee, or (C) the month in which the widow's or widower's previous entitlement to an annuity as the widow or widower of the deceased employee terminated because her or his disability had ceased and (ii) ending with the month before the month in which she or he attains age sixty, or, if earlier, with the close of the eighty-fourth month following the month with which such period began.

“(3) For purposes of paragraph (i) or (iii) of subdivision (1), a widow, widower, or child shall be under a disability if her or his permanent physical or mental condition is such that she or he is unable to engage in any regular employment. The provisions of subsection (a) (3) of this section as to the proof of disability shall apply with regard to determinations with respect to disability under subdivision

(1).

5(4) In determining for purposes of this subsection and subdivision (3) of subsection (c) whether an applicant is the wife, husband, widow, widower, child, or parent of a deceased employee as claimed, the rules set forth in section 216 (h) of the Social Security Act shall be applied deeming, for this purpose, individuals entitled to an annuity under subsection (c) to be entitled to benefits under subsection (b) or (c) of section 202 of the Social Security Act and individuals entitled to an annuity under paragraph (i) or (ii) of subsection (d) (1) to be entitled to a benefit under subsection (e), (f), or (g) of section 202 of the Social Security Act. For purposes of paragraph (iii) of subdivision (1), a child shall be deemed to have been dependent upon his parent employee if the conditions set forth in section 202 (d) 73), (4), or (9) of the Social Security Act are fulfilled. The provisions of paragraph (7) of section 202(d) of the Social Security Act (defining

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the terms ‘full-time student' and 'educational institution') shall be anplied by the Board in the administration of this subsection as if the references therein to the Secretary were references to the Board. A child who attains age twenty-two at a time when he is a full-time student (as defined in subparagraph (A) of paragraph (7) of section 202(d) of the Social Security Act and without the application of subparagraph (B) of such paragraph) but has not (at such time) completed the requirements for, or received, a degree from a four-year college or university shall be deemed (for purposes of determining his continuing or initial entitlement to an annuity under this subsection) not to have attained such age until the first day of the first month following the end of the quarter or semester in which he is enrolled at such time (or, if the educational institution in which he is enrolled is not operated on a quarter or semester system, until the first day of the first month following the completion of the course in which he is enrolled or until the first day of the third month beginning after such time, whichever first occurs).

“(6) (1) No individual shall be entitled to an annuity under subsection (a) (1) until he shall have ceased to render compensated service to any person, whether or not an employer as defined in section 1(a) (but with the right to engage in other employment to the extent not prohibited by subdivision (3) or (4) of this subsection or by subsection (f)). As used in this subsection, the term 'compensated service' shall not include any service as an elected public official of the United States, a State , or any political subdivision of a State

“(2) An annuity under subsection (a) (1) shall be paid only if the applicant shall have relinquished such rights as he may have to return to the service of an employer and of the person, or persons, by whom he was last employed: Provided, however, That this requirement shall not apply to individuals mentioned in paragraphs (iv) and (v) of subsection (a) (1) prior to attaining age sixty-five: Provided further, That, notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding proviso and of clause (i) of subsection (c)(1) of this section, an annuity shall be paid to the spouse of an individual only if such individual shall have satisfied the requirements of this subdivision without regard to the preceding proviso: And prorided further, That, notwithstanding the provisions of the first proviso of this subdivision and of clause (ii) of subsection (b)(1) of this section, a supplemental annuity shall be paid to an individual only if such individual shall have satisfied the requirements of this subdivision without regard to the first proviso thereof.

“(3) No annuity under subsection (a)(1) or supplemental annuity under subsection (b)(1) shall be paid with respect to any month in which an individual in receipt of an annuity or supplemental annuity thereunder shall render compensated service to an employer or to the last person, or persons, by whom he was employed prior to the date on which the annuity under subsection (a) (1) began to accrue. Individuals receiving annuities under subsection (a)(i) shall report to the Board immediately all such compensated service.

“(4) No annuity under paragraph (iv) or (v) of subsection (a) (1) shall be paid to an individual with respect to any month in which the individual is under age sixty-five and is paid more than $200 in earnfrom employment or self-employment of any form: Provided,

That for purposes of this subdivision, if a payment in any one month is for accruals in more than one calendar month, such

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payment shall be deemed to have been paid in each of the months in which accrued to the extent accrued in such month. Any such individual under the age of sixty-five shall report to the Board any such payment of earnings for such employment or self-employment before receipt and acceptance of an annuity for the second month following the month of such payment. A deduction shall be imposed, with respect to any such individual who fails to make such report, in the annuity or annuities otherwise due the individual, in an amount equal to the amount of the annuity for each month in which he is paid such earnings in such employment or self-employment, except that the first deduction imposed pursuant to this sentence shall in no case exceed an amount equal to the amount of the annuity otherwise due for the first month with respect to which the deduction is imposed. If pursuant to the first sentence of this subdivision an annuity was not paid to an individual with respect to one or more months in any calendar year, and it is subsequently established that the total amount of such individual's earnings during such year as determined in accordance with that sentence (but exclusive of earnings for services described in subdivision (3)) did not exceed $2,400, the annuity with respect to such month or months, and any deduction imposed by reason of the failure to report earnings for such month or months under the third sentence of this subdivision, shall then be payable. If the total amount of such individual's earnings during such year (exclusive of earnings for services described in subdivision (3)) is in excess of $2,400, the number of months in such year with respect to which an annuity is not payable by reason of such first and third sentences shall not exceed one month for each $200 of such excess, treating the last $100 or more of such excess as $200; and if the amount of the annuity has changed during such year, any payments of annuities which become payable solely by reason of the limitations contained in this sentence shall be made first with respect to the month or months for which the annuity is larger.

“(5) The annuity of a spouse under subsection (c) shall, with respect to any month, be subject to the same provisions of this subsection as the individual's annuity. In addition, the annuity of a spouse under subsection (c) shall not be payable for any month if the individual's annuity under subsection (a) (1) is not payable for such month by reason of the provisions of this subsection.

“(f)(i) That portion of the individual's annuity as is computed under section 3(a) of this Act on the basis of (A) his compensation and years of service subsequent to December 31, 1974, and (B) his wages and self-employment income derived from employment and self-employment under the Social Security Act and that portion of the individual's annuity as is computed under section 3(h) of this Act shall be subject to deductions on account of work pursuant to the provisions of section 203 of the Social Security Act in the same manner as if such portion of such annuity were a monthly insurance benefit under that Act: Provided, however, That the provisions of this subdivision shall be applicable to the annuity of an individual only if such individual would be fully insured under the Social Security Act on the basis of wages and self-employment income derived from employment and self-employment under that Act and on the basis of compensation derived from service as an employee after December 31, 1974, if such service as an employee had been included in the term 'employment' as defined in that Act. Any person in receipt of an an

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